Billy Corgan told CNN’s Piers Morgan that he’s no longer “an Obama man at heart,” citing what he calls a missing “moral compass” by the president (via Politico).
The Black Keys played a surprise show for 100 fans in Nashville on Wednesday night. The occasion: legendary rock photog Danny Clinch was filming their video for “Little Black Submarines.” (Rolling Stone)
Ozzy Osbourne was forced to scrap a show Wednesday night at the last minute, citing “vocal concerns.”
String Cheese Incident has just released its first song in seven years, the precursor to a new album. You can hear it here.
George Will quite incongruously gets into the music-writing business with a column on the Beach Boys tour.
Stars‘ new album, The North, will be released Sept. 4 on ATO Records. The album opener, “The Theory of Relativity,” can be heard on the band’s website.
Pete Townshend‘s lengthily titled new documentary, The Who: Quadrophenia — Can You See The Real Me? The Story Behind The Album, will premiere at 500 theaters in the United States on July 24. Click here for a list of theaters.
And continuing this week’s theme of celebrities in music videos, here’s Noel Gallagher driving a cab while Mischa Barton runs around in her underwear, in the new video for Noel’s “Everybody’s on the Run.”